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• Junior diver Franny Cable set a pool and team record for six dives with 328.80 points on Jan. 18 in a dual meet at Smoky Hill. Delaney Smith and Gabreece Van each won two individual events for Arapahoe during the meet.
• The Warriors girls basketball team is on a roll with wins in seven of the past nine games and coach Jerry Knafelc’s team could continue their winning ways with Centennial League games against Overland and Mullen the week of Jan. 22. Arapahoe is 17-0 in games against the Trailblazers and has won 11 of the past 13 contests against the Mustangs.
• The hockey team was 1-2-1 in its past four games. The Bruins lost 3-2 to Regis Jesuit on Jan. 19 and then skated to a 2-2 tie against Mountain Vista on Jan. 20. The Bruins were left with a 3-2-1 record in the Foothills Conference and 6-3-1 overall.
• The girls basketball team lost to Grandview, 71-61, in a top 10 matchup on Jan. 20. It was the sixth straight loss to the Wolves but the teams meet again on Feb. 14 in a Centennial League game at Creek. After games of Jan. 20, the Wolves and Bruins were the top teams in the Centennial League with 6-0 and 5-1 records.
• New football coach Mike Campbell, who coached for 22 years at Arapahoe, including 15 as head coach, told Pirates players the season starts Jan. 29 in the weight room. There were several players at the press conference to introduce Campbell which was a good sign since there were only 30 players on the 2017 team, which compiled a 4-5 record.
• The girls and boys basketball teams celebrated a pair of wins over Fort Lupton. The boys collected a 40-38 home victory on Jan. 18 and the girls, led by Alexis Casas who scored 16 points, posted a 41-36 road triumph on Jan. 19.
The hockey team tied Aspen 2-2 on Jan. 19 in a Peak Conference showdown when goalie James Purse made seven saves in the overtime to preserve the deadlock. The Eagles, however, dropped a 9-8 contest to Battle Mountain on Jan. 20 to fall into second place in the Peak Conference. Aspen is 6-0-3 in the league with 15 points. Heritage, with a game in hand over the Skiers, is 6-1-1 with 13 points. The Eagles are 10-2-1 overall.
• The boys basketball team has dropped two consecutive Jeffco 4A games and will face opposition going in different directions in Wheat Ridge and Valor Christian in its next two outings. Wheat Ridge, after games on Jan. 20, was 0-6 in the league while Valor was 6-0.
• The girls basketball team ranks seventh in the Jeffco 4A league with a scoring average of 41.4 points a game.
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